Morocco: Women’s Expedition


8 Days

Min Age

City Tours Sahara: Women’s Expedition

Tour Description:

Leave the Beaten Path Behind on an Unforgettable All-Female Expedition

Embark on an extraordinary female-only adventure with City Tours Sahara, exploring the remote and less-travelled corners of Morocco. Starting in Marrakech, venture off the beaten path to discover a side of Morocco rarely seen in guidebooks. Share meals with Amazigh families in secluded homes, witness the empowerment of female rug-weavers in small villages, trek through the stunning M’goun Valley for four days with the region’s first local female guide, and immerse yourself in the cultural ceremonies of rural communities, filled with the singing and dancing of Moroccan women. With the signature features of a classic adventure – including local leadership, private transport, and authentic experiences – this expedition places a special focus on female travel and empowerment, offering women a unique opportunity to lead the way in an incredible yet often conservative country.

Tour Highlights:

– Experience the essence of female life in Morocco alongside an all-women group, led by a local female guide and accompanied by the M’Goun Valley’s first local female guide, while encountering inspiring women throughout the journey.
– Participate in traditional cooking lessons, learning to make couscous and fresh khobz (flatbread), and enjoy a memorable meal in the home of a local woman in Marrakech.
– Embark on a four-day hike through the remote villages of the M’Goun Valley, guided by a knowledgeable local female guide who will enrich your journey with her unparalleled expertise.
– Delight in the delightful melodies of The Houariyates, an all-female music band, as they perform a private concert filled with uplifting songs celebrating women.
– Explore the historic town of Ait Benhaddou and its iconic mudbrick ksar, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its appearance in numerous renowned films.

Itinerary :

Day 1: Marrakech

Welcome to Morocco! Your Women’s Expedition begins with a 6 pm welcome meeting. Discover Djemaa el-Fna square, where vibrant performers entertain crowds every night. If you arrive early, explore the Koutoubia Mosque or the lush gardens of Jacques Majorelle.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals: None included
Special Information: Attendance at the welcome meeting is crucial for gathering important details. Please check the hotel reception for meeting location.

Day 2: Bou Tharar

Embark on a 7-hour journey to Bou Tharar village. Experience local hospitality with traditional Amazigh music, songs, and a delicious meal upon arrival. Stay in a charming terracotta gite with stunning hill views.

Accommodation: Gite (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Included activities: Amazigh music and local songs in Bou Tharar
Special Information: Travel time approximately 7 hours.

Day 3: Agouti

Embark on a 5-6 hour hike from Bou Tharar to Agouti Village led by a local female guide. Immerse yourself in the landscape and meet villagers along the way. Participate in a cooking demonstration and learn to prepare specialty dishes, including traditional couscous.

Accommodation: (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included activities: Couscous demonstration, Hike to Agouti

Day 4: Amejgag

Hike through Agouti Gorge to Amejgag Village, marveling at the dramatic red walls along the way. Participate in a rug-weaving workshop run by a local ladies’ cooperative and explore the village’s unique architecture.

Accommodation: (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included activities: Rug-weaving workshop visit, Hike to Amejgag

Day 5: Issoumar

Enjoy a traditional Moroccan breakfast before trekking to Issoumar village, passing through Timtda village and enjoying a picnic lunch. Experience local culture with folk tales, music, and traditional dress.

Accommodation: (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included activities: Moroccan breakfast preparation, Folk tales and music, Hike to Issoumar

Day 6: Bou Tharar

Trek back to Bou Tharar along the M’Goun River, visiting a farm for traditional farming skills and interacting with local families. Experience traditional henna and kohl makeup and attend a special Amazigh wedding party.

Accommodation: Gite (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included activities: Farm visit, Amazigh dress and makeup, Hike to Bou Tharar

Day 7: Marrakech

Return to Marrakech with a stop at Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO-protected ksar. Enjoy a home-cooked dinner with a local family and a performance by The Houariyates, a female music band celebrating women.

Accommodation: (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Included activities: Leader-led ksar walk, Home-cooked dinner, Houariyates performance

Day 8: Marrakech

Your Marrakech adventure concludes today. Departure is at your leisure. Extend your stay with optional activities like a Hot Air Balloon Ride, Magical City Cycling Tour, Luxury Spa Hammam & Massage, or Quad Biking (subject to availability).

Meals: Breakfast
Add-on activities: Various optional activities available
Special Information: Itinerary changes may apply due to earthquake-affected areas. Please consult your leader for advice on available activities.






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